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12STEPS

Epiphany 2017

Spread the Love

Step 12 • March 5, 2017 • Phil Simmons

Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to other addicts, and to practice these principles in all our affairs. (Step 12 of the Twelve Steps)

Prayer & Meditation

Step 11 • February 26, 2017 • Paul Stewart

Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God, praying only for knowledge of God’s will for us and the power to carry that out. (Step 11 of the Twelve Steps)

Make Amends

Steps 8 - 10 • February 19, 2017 • Nate Evans

We made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it. (Steps 8 - 10 of the Twelve Steps)

Repentance

Steps Six and Seven • February 12, 2017 • Paul Stewart

We were entirely ready to have God remove all of these defects of character and humbly asked God to remove our shortcomings. Steps Six and Seven of the Twelve Steps

Confession

Step Five • February 5, 2017 • Paul Stewart

We admitted to God, to ourselves and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. —Step 5 of the Twelve Steps

Inventory

Step Four • January 29, 2017 • Nate Evans

We made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. (Step 4 of the Twelve Steps)

Surrender

Step Three • January 22, 2017 • Paul Stewart

We made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God. - Step 3 of the Twelve Steps

A Power Greater Than Ourselves

Step Two • January 15, 2017 • Paul Stewart

We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. (Step 2 of the Twelve Steps)

Powerlessness

Step One • January 8, 2017 • Nate Evans

We admitted we were powerless over our addictions and that our lives had become unmanageable. (Step 1 of the Twelve Steps)

Introduction

Week One • January 1, 2017 • Paul Stewart

We are all addicts. Substance addictions like alcohol and drugs are merely the most visible forms of addiction, but actually we are all addicted to our own habitual way of doing anything, our own defenses, and most especially, our patterned way of thinking. This addiction is what the biblical tradition called “sin.”